After Due Consideration
Manhattan Banker James G. Blaine, grandson of 1884's Republican "Man from Maine," came out for "an orderly recession." He thought it would be good for the nation's economy. "There's little danger," said he, "unless the recession becomes a rout."
"Frankly, the theater would be a sight better off," declared Veteran Producer Gilbert Miller, "if there were some poverty around among authors, actors and agents. It flourished more luxuriantly when these characters were living in garrets. . . ."
"When a woman meets a beautiful dress," observed Broadway's Leonora Corbett, "she always...